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Sunday Gathering: Being Human in an AI World

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ, United States

The rapid advancement of AI technologies brings with it both exciting opportunities and complex challenges as we adapt to a changing world. As AI algorithms become more adept at meeting our individual needs, it raises questions about how these technologies will impact us and our societal structures. Join us for a discussion on this important […]

Postcard Writing to Get Out the Vote

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ, United States

This is an opportunity to write postcards to potential voters, following a script, to increase voter turnout in key contests. If you have questions, please contact Social Action Chair Lisa Schwartz at [email protected].

Sunday Gathering: The Three R’s of History: Resistance, Respect, and Relevance

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ, United States

History is often viewed as a static and never-ending timeline of events. Historians, however, often use history to compare and contrast how certain issues and events were addressed in relation to a current situation. Michael Lord, site director at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site in Yonkers, NY, will look at how issues of race, […]

Sunday Gathering: Red Emma’s Outrageous Women, Matzo Ball Soup, and Revolutionary Tea Social

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ, United States

Don your most outrageous hat and join us for a different kind of Mother’s Day brunch. We will celebrate women by paying tribute to Emma Goldman, internationally famous anarchist and civil rights provocateur. Hear selections of Goldman’s writings calling for the freedom of women to control their own bodies and destiny. Matzo ball soup, working-class […]

Sunday Gathering: What Happened to Civic Engagement in America (and Why That Matters)

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ, United States

The United States is witnessing a significant decline in civic engagement, with nearly 100,000 churches expected to close in the next 10 years. Secular civic groups like Rotary International, Moose and Elk lodges, and others are also struggling to maintain their chapters. This swift development was foreseen in Robert Putnam’s 2000 book “Bowling Alone,” though […]